“Collaboration for Sensible Regulatory Solutions”

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Our Message

CoLAB, Ventura County is a non-profit organization formed in 2010 out of frustration with the local regulatory system. We collaborate with partners, public agencies and decision makers to provide sensible solutions for complicated regulatory issues. Through memberships and donations we monitor policy, fund experts in science, engineering and law, write comment letters and testify at public meetings. Join us today and become a part of the CoLAB community.

Reasons to Join

  • We READ the regulations so you don’t have to;
  • We DO OUR HOMEWORK and come to the table prepared;
  • We HIRE EXPERTS when needed;
  • We CHALLENGE complicated, hard to comply with and expensive regulations;
  • We COLLABORATE with our partners, agencies, policy makers and other interested parties;
  • We have our EAR TO THE GROUND to anticipate what will come next;
  • We TESTIFY at public meetings on your behalf;
  • We COMMUNICATE regularly through email alerts and newsletters to keep you informed;
  • We CIRCLE THE WAGONS so you no longer have to go it alone;


The VC COLAB Foundation, is a 501(c)3 public charity to procure funding for the educational purposes of the Ventura County Coalition of Labor, Agriculture and Business, to advance education and science, combat community deterioration and lessen the burdens of government.

Our educational outreach includes the monthly WHEEL speaker series covering topics related to Water, Housing, Energy, Environment and Land Use. We also operate a targeted media outreach program to educate the public on farming and ranching issues. If you have a specific issue and would like to fund an educational campaign, please contact Lynn Jensen at (805) 633-2291.
For more information contact Rachel Culbert-Mastro, at (805) 633-2260 or Donate Online HERE.

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